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In 2006 he was elected to the U.S. Senate after 16 years as Vermont's sole congressman in the House of Representatives.
No, Bernie Sanders applied for conscientious objector status (he avoided it) during the Vietnam War draft, but was too old to be drafted when his number came up.
Although Bernie Sanders describes himself as a "democratic socialist" his current political positions would more accurately be described as "social democracy". S…ocialism is an economic system based on the social ownership of the means of production, meaning the economic surplus generated by productive property accrues to society as opposed to a class of private owners. More fundamentally, in its comprehensive definition, socialism implies advocacy for a post-capitalist economic system that is characterized by a different set of economic dynamics than those of capitalism (the accumulation of capital and the profit system). This is what classic socialist thinkers like Eugene V. Debs and Karl Marx meant by socialism. Contemporary social democracy, on the other hand, is not defined as an economic system but as a set of policies that aim to enhance equality of opportunity for all people to succeed within a capitalist market economy. This typically implies state interventionism to promote greater equity in the distribution of income, universal access to basic social welfare services, and collective bargaining arrangements that give workers a voice in shaping labor market policy. Social democracy is typically used to describe the social model of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Finland, etc.), which Bernie Sanders has cited as his definition of "democratic socialism". Bernie Sanders does not question the legitimacy of the capitalist system (the accumulation of capital and the profit system) or the division between owners and workers (private ownership and the system of wage labor), nor do any of his policies aim to transcend or replace the capitalist system in favor of some form of social ownership of the economy. At most he can be described as a "social democrat" or "progressive populist" who believes that the real issues of modern society can be solved by reforming capitalism rather than by abolishing it.
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is an American politician and the junior United States senator from Vermont. A Democrat as of 2015, he had been the longest-serving independent in… U.S. congressional history.
We don't know. We can't predict the future!
Bernie Sanders represents the state of Vermont.
Around 800,000 making him one of the poorest senators.
September 8, 1941. That makes him 74 years old.
Bernie Sanders went to Brooklyn College and then transferred to the University of Chicago.
Bernie Sanders was born on September 8, 1941, making him 74 years old.
Jane Sanders was born on October 8, 1950. As of April 2016, she is 65 years old.
Bernie Sanders has held public office for 26 years - as mayor of Burlington, US Representative from 1990 - 2006 and as a US Senator since then. In the years before, he was… involved in politics.
Comic writer Larry David Plays Sanders on SNL.
As of 6/24/16 he is and will continue to run until the Democratic Convention, but has said that it's unlikely that he will win over enough super delegates to become the no…minee.